Protests continue in Haiti against the dictatorship of Jovenel Moïse and the neo-colonialist, imperialist forces that back him.
Another round of massive protests took place on February 21 calling for an end to the dictatorship of Jovenel Moïse whose term was supposed to end on February 7
Since January 10, protests have been going on against Moïse’s decision to hold presidential and legislative elections on September 19.
According to the article 134-2 of the Haitian Constitution of 1987, Jovenel Moïse’s presidential term ended on February 7, however, he has refused to leave power and has unleashed brutal police repression against protesters
In response to protests, Moïse’s government has cracked down on opposition, arresting several leaders and unleashing violent repression on protesters in the streets.
Jovenel Moïse has launched an attack on opposition forces who have demanded he respect the country’s constitution and step down. Meanwhile they have appointed a judge as interim president
From across Latin American and Caribbean leaders and organizations have expressed their solidarity with the struggle of Haitian people and have demanded that Moïse comply with the Constitution and leaves office when his term expires on February 7, 2021
A new wave of protests began in Haiti on January 10 against US backed president Jovenel Moïse and his attempt to extend his term in office till Feb 2022.
Haitian citizens, social movements, trade unions and opposition political parties are demanding the resignation of president Jovenel Moïse, who seeks to extend his term of office until February 2022, which according to the constitution ends this February 7
Haiti has been plagued by a wave of violent murders of vocal members of the opposition, and gang violence in poor neighborhoods. Social movements say the president is an accomplice to these crimes
Haitian activist and economist Jean Jores Pierre argues that the mismanagement of the PetroCaribe agreement and funds by the Haitian government first and foremost affects the people of Haiti who still do not have access to basic goods and services
Haitian activist and economist Jean Jores Pierre explores the history of the PetroCaribe Agreement and its relationship to anti-corruption protests in the country